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EmPower+ helps low and moderate income households save money and energy through energy efficiency improvements made to their property.

EmPower+ Low Income Program is a no-cost program offering energy-efficiency upgrades like insulation and air sealing for income-qualified homeowners and renters. This is a unique opportunity to insulate and weatherize your home FOR FREE, with the entire cost of the program 100% covered by state and utility funding.

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  • No Application Fee
  • No Processing Fee
  • $0 Out of Pocket Expense

NYS Energy Audits is the largest downstate contractor in the EmPower program and has helped thousands of New York households make their homes more comfortable and affordable to heat and cool.

How You’ll Benefit from EmPower+

  • Save up to 40% on your utility bills
  • Increase house value up to 18.5%
  • Comfortable home all year round
  • Over 160,000 families served

No-Cost Home Upgrades for Homeowners, Tenants, and Landlords

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The EmPower+ Low Income program provides income-eligible New Yorkers with insulation, draft reduction, high-efficiency lighting, or appliance upgrades—for free. These energy efficiency improvements increase comfort and lower monthly utility costs for decades to come.

NYS Energy Audits is an approved contractor for the EmPower+ NY program. We help identify customers who qualify for the program, show them how it works, walk them through the process, and—once a customer is approved for funding—make the energy-saving improvements to their home.

EmPower+ for Residents

Now is your chance to take advantage of a FREE program to make energy-efficient measures to your home like insulation, draft reduction, and upgraded energy-saving appliances and lighting—all at no cost to you! If you are income-qualified for EmPower, you’ll benefit from the peace of mind that comes with lower utility bills and a home that’s warmer in the winter and cooler in the summer!

Are You Income-Eligible for the EmPower+ Program?

EmPower+ is available to New York State homeowners or renters with income at or below 80% of the state median income. For 2024, this means:

Household SizeLow Income Incentive Household Maximum Annual IncomeModerate Income Incentive Household Annual Income
1$36,420$36,420 – $79,200
2$47,640$47,640 – $90,500
3$58,848$58,848 – $101,800
4$70,056$70,056 – $113,100
5$81,264$81,264 – $122,150
6$92,472$92,472 – $131,200
7$94,572 $94,572 – $140,250
8$96,672$96,672 – $149,300
9$98,772$98,772 – $158,340
10$100,884$100,884 – $167,388

How to Apply to EmPower+

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Funding for the EmPower+ program is limited, so act now to find out if you can take advantage of free insulation and air sealing services from NYS Energy Audits!

First, confirm that you are income-eligible. Then, you can choose one of these ways to apply:

Make your home more comfortable and energy efficient with free insulation and air sealing! Call 718-372-3000 or contact us today to find out how NYS Energy Audits can help you save.

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